Large Bird Mug
Each little bird is handpainted on this perfect tea mugand all are slightly different if you look carefully. I throw the pot on my potter's wheel and leave it to dry out slightly. When strong enough to handle, I trim the base and handpaint the colourful Bird motif on the exterior. A week left to dry in a hot studio and then it goes into the kiln for the first firing, called the biscuit firing. Glazing comes next using a transparent glaze and then it's back into the kiln for it's final firing at a temperature of 1220 degrees celsius. Measures 8.5 cms x 9 cms.
The result is a unique, handcrafted mug with a timeless design, to enjoy and use in your home for many years.